SACRAMENTO (AP) – California’s governor and legislators are getting a four% increase.
A state fee voted Friday to extend Gov. Gavin Newsom’s wage from $202,000 to round $210,000 in December.
The fee additionally agreed to offer a four% increase for legislators and different statewide elected officers, together with the lawyer normal and lieutenant governor.
Residents Compensation Fee Chairman Tom Dalzell cited the state’s financial system and price range surplus for the transfer.
This may mark the seventh yr in a row California’s governor has gotten a pay increase.
However Newsom is not going to fairly have the best wage of the nation’s governors. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo remains to be on observe to earn extra. The New York Legislature authorized a wage of $225,000 for Cuomo subsequent yr.